Fresenius Wants Supplier To Cover Dialysis Device Recall

Law360, Chicago (November 14, 2011, 6:15 PM EST) -- Fresenius Medical Care Holdings Inc. sued Magnum Plastics Inc. on Thursday, alleging the plastics manufacturer owes it defense and other costs tied to the nationwide recall of dialysis cycler sets Fresenius launched last year after Magnum supplied faulty parts.

Fresenius claims Magnum breached purchase and other agreements the two companies struck by providing dialysis cassettes that were prone to leaking, and that the defendant is now liable for the money Fresenius shelled out to recall the products and to defend itself from one lawsuit and other...
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